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W. P. Courtney

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Bolland, Sir William (1771/2–1840), lawyer and book collector, was the eldest son of James Bolland of Southwark. He was educated under Dr Valpy at Reading School where he wrote several prologues and epilogues for the school's annual dramatic performances. He then went to ...


Salisbury, Enoch Robert Gibbon (1819–1890), barrister and book collector, eldest son of Joseph Salisbury, was born on 7 November 1819 at Bagillt, Flintshire. After working at Liverpool, he became prominent in the business and civic life of Chester. On 28 June 1842 he married ...